Violent messages from Johnny Depp read in court by Amber Heard’s lawyers

Actor Johnny Depp during the trial in court in Fairfax, Virginia this Thursday, April 21. – Jim Lo Scalzo – AFP

The lawyers of Amber Heard, ex-wife of Johnny Depp, presented Thursday messages with violent content, without detailing the context, that the Hollywood star exchanged with relatives, as part of the defamation lawsuit he is bringing. against her.

“I never want to lay eyes on that filthy whore Amber again,” Johnny Depp wrote to a friend in April 2015, two months after they married.

Lawyers for his former wife began cross-examining the actor by reading to the court a number of text messages he had exchanged over the years with several contacts, giving no details other than the interlocutors and the date. text messages. “Let’s burn Amber,” read Ben Rottenborn, who represents Amber Heard.

“You said: I’m going to fuck her burnt corpse afterwards, to make sure she’s dead. That’s what you said you would do after you burned her and after you drowned her,” assured the lawyer while reading a message sent in 2013 by the actor to a friend of his.

Alcohol and drug abuse

Dark suit on a black shirt, Johnny Depp appeared still looking serious for the third day of his testimony, reading with his tinted glasses the various documents presented as evidence in court.

Over the questions, his abuse of alcohol and drugs have also been widely detailed by the lawyers of Amber Heard who, present in the room, kept an impassive face.

The two former spouses accuse each other of defamation during this trial, very followed and partly broadcast on the news channels, which is held near Washington, following a column she wrote in 2018.

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In this text published by the washington postAmber Heard, now 35, did not name Johnny Depp, whom she married in 2015. But she did mention the domestic violence charges she brought against her husband in 2016.

Wednesday the star of the film series Pirates of the Caribbean told the court that this publication and these allegations had cost him “everything”, leaving him in a state of “finished” man.

Original article published on BFMTV.com

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